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Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That repurposed content, or rerun because it was a television show, actually had a great response when it aired the second time. True story!

3 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Content Curation to Cure an Ailing Blog

J Campbell Social Marketing

Blogging is a vital piece of the online fundraising and digital marketing puzzle for nonprofit organizations, yet so many do it poorly.

An #NpComm Showdown on Repurposing Content: Girl Scouts versus Boy Scouts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you’re ever having an “off day,” these two organizations have a ton of content that’s guaranteed to bring a smile to any face. VERSUS.  .

16 Content Ideas Your Major and Planned Gift Donors Will Love


blog post sharing a story about the impact your cause is having on someone’s life. Related Posts. >> 5 Content Marketing Ideas that Inspire Action (With Examples). >> The Best Way to Ensure That No One Reads Your Stuff. Infographics. Short letters or online articles (2-3 paragraphs). Podcasts. Quizzes. Tweet this!

Content Marketing Challenges for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last month, I asked you to take a quick poll on what you found most challenging about content marketing. Content Marketing

How ASPCApro Manages Content Creation

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

ASPCApro’s blog is one of my favorite nonprofit examples because it’s so friendly, useful, and timely. IFRAME Embed for Youtube.

Should You Feed Your Blog to Facebook?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I use Hootsuite to automatically send new blog posts to both Twitter and Facebook. Love the daily blogging? Great!

How to Bring Great Content Home Every Time

Getting Attention

But… Are you investing the time and resource to polish that compelling content before you distribute it? Of course not. Copywriting

Six Different Kinds of Nonprofit Blogs

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I first published these six categories of nonprofit blogs way back in 2008. As I said back then, I certainly think you can mix and match blog types, and I bet most  successful blogs do. The News Blog. The Advocacy Blog. These blogs can range from policy wonk to zealous champion, but are very issue-oriented.

50+ Ideas on What You Can Blog About

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you’re blogging and feeling stuck, you are not alone! Take it from someone who has blogged since 1999, blogging is HARD!

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What’s a Reasonable Amount of Content to Produce?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This begs the question, “What is a reasonable amount of quality content to expect from a nonprofit communicator?” Plain and simple.

Words Or Video … Content Still King

The Agitator

Seth Godin blogged recently that while the web was built on words, today’s internet is built on video … “Much more difficult to create well, far more impact when it works.” ” He argues that professionalism still matters, even if anyone with a smartphone can make a video.

Your Take: All-Staff Marketing Team (Nonprofit Blog Carnival)

Getting Attention

Expand the voice, style, and perspective of your organization’s content to increase engagement, and keep it fresh. Maureen Oliveira offers these guidelines to assess which colleagues are your strongest content contributors. It’s timely, appealing to nearly all and has infused energy into our content generation process.

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How to use a blog to generate planned giving gifts.


And that makes sense because blogs are a cost-effective way to tell stories and build a consistent emotional connection with constituents.

How to Get the Most from Your Evergreen Content

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Take your evergreen content and repurpose it! Last week, I talked about what evergreen content is, why you need it, and where to use it.

7 Ways to Repurpose Old Content into New

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And now, with social media, you may be producing content for a blog, video channel, Flickr group, podcast, Twitter feed and Facebook page.

The Four Ts of Content Consistency

Diva Marketing Blog

Let’s look at this from a slightly different point of view: content consistency.  . look at content consistency from two perspectives.

7 Tips to Help You Focus in Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried? — Beth Kanter Guest Post

Getting Attention

This morning I learned a new word for information overload – “content fried” from a colleague at the Packard Foundation. Mindmap: Jane Genovese.

5 Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing - A Guest Post By Paul Chaney

Diva Marketing Blog

One of the biggest lessons I've learned in 12 years of blogging and being active in digital communities is real relationship can and do happen online.

Poll: What’s Hard about Nonprofit Content Marketing?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What are your biggest nonprofit content marketing challenges? Love the daily blogging? Great!

Tips for Sharing Curated Content (the Good Stuff You Find)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Add a little bit of content of your own to connect the pieces you are curating into a more complete picture. Love the daily blogging?

How to Reduce the Bounce Rate on Your Nonprofit Blog


Imagine you’ve written a great post for your nonprofit blog -- we’re talking awesome title and everything. Are visitors perusing your other posts, navigating your landing pages, or checking out the amazing content offers on your site? bounce rates nonprofit blog Great! Then what? Or do they just bounce?

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Junction C: Where Creating and Curating Meet Content and Conversation

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What should we write about in our newsletters, website, blog, social media, etc.? May 25: Creating Awesome Content: Ideas for Nonprofit Writers.

Too Much Content or Not Enough?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What do we put on our website, in our email, on our blog, on Facebook, etc., Nonprofits That Have Too Much Content. they ask? Great!

Managing Content on the National Wildlife Federation’s Website

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Ever wonder how national nonprofits with hundreds of staff manage all that content on their websites? Love the daily blogging? Great!

Content calendar templates for social media

Fundraising Coach

Keeping up with your own blog as well as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn can be daunting. This is for all your media, not just social.

How Does Your Nonprofit Compare In the Blogging Economy?

J Campbell Social Marketing

million people blog on blogging sites. 23% of time spent on the Internet is on blogs and social networks. Did you know that: 6.7

Comments As Content

Diva Marketing Blog

Drop a comment on a blog post or Facebook stat, respond to a tweet or perhaps add your opinion to a LinkedIn discussion. . Blog Post.

Creating Website Content: What Do Your Visitors Really Want?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I originally wrote this article as a guest post on the  Nonprofit Technology Network’s blog , but just realized I hadn’t shared it with you, so here it is! So how can you create website content that all kinds of potential visitors will find interesting and engaging? Your website is out there for all to see. Trust me.

[Guest Post] 3 Changes You Should Make To Your Nonprofit Blog Right Now

Fundraising Coach

Better still, he’s a great guy. I’ve asked him to share what he’d recommend for your nonprofit blog. You’ll love it.

“Content Marketing” – Blech! Got a Better Term?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

"Content Marketing" is confusing. Love the daily blogging? Content Marketing Nonprofit Communications Your AdviceGreat!

Blogs vs. Facebook for Nonprofits


Over the past few months, I’ve helped a couple nonprofit clients who are ready to move into social media decide whether to go with a blog or Facebook. (I’ll talk about Twitter strategies in a future post. Nonprofit A–blog. If you want something more—then consider a blog. Nonprofit C–blog.

Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One

J Campbell Social Marketing

The topic will be  Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One. Register Now! Tweet.

Is your nonprofit content URGENT?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Don’t miss it: today, Kivi Leroux Miller , author of Content Marketing for Nonprofits , is our guest expert for a free webinar where she’ll show you how quality content can improve your nonprofit outreach. Now, read on for a quick way to check your content for key success factors. Well-edited writing stands out.

Creating Content to Match Your Org’s Personality

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The content you produce and share has a great deal of influence on the kind of personality traits your supporters would attribute to you. and focus on content that directly addresses those needs. Create content with lots of storytelling that shows how your staff interacts with people. Love the daily blogging? Great!

Blogging Daily Starting Monday

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you are subscribed to this blog via email, it means you’ll get a daily email from me, most often between Noon and 3:00 p.m.

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Handling Objections

A Small Change

I am hosting this month’s  Nonprofit Blog Carnival featuring common objections. Barb Maduell has some great tips for how to L.I.S.T.E.N.

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Raise Money Like charity:water

J Campbell Social Marketing

All of their content, online and otherwise, focuses on inspiring people. Ask yourself: Is the content that you put out there inspiring?

Marketing Beyond The Blog Buzz

Diva Marketing Blog

wondered how different my point of view about blogs was back in the day versus today. 10 + 1 Blog Take Aways -- from 2005. 1.

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Week of Freebies! The Nonprofit Content Marketing Cookbook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofits have always embraced content marketing. Love the daily blogging? Content Marketing Nonprofit CommunicationsP.P.S.